| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Stu Cook and Doug Clifford never thought to reclaim their rock and roll legacy until after it had been taken away from them.
As the rhythm section for Creedence Clearwater Revival, they laid the foundation for some of the most enduring hits of the late-...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will salute the Everly Brothers at the institution’s annual Music Masters tribute concert on Oct. 25. An all-star affair that will be emceed by singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell, the event will feature performances by...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When Joan Jett sang "Smells Like Teen Spirit" with the surviving members of Nirvana at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last April, it was perfect, in every sense but one: Jett herself — strange but true — hasn't been...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Neil Young and his wife and frequent muse Pegi Young are splitting after more than three decades of marriage, according to a dissolution of marriage petition filed July 29 in San Mateo County, Calif.
Neil Young met...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Far too few real-world examples of life-imitating-art-imitating-life crop up to resist one from last week’s ZZ Top-Jeff Beck show at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.
At earlier shows, in which each act did separate sets then came together at...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Superman, the story goes, was born on the planet Krypton and sent to Earth in a small rocket by his father when that planet was about to explode.
He was actually born in 1933 in a two-story bungalow in a scruffy neighborhood on the east side of...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:02 AM
How can it have been 38 years since Heart’s “Magic Man” became an FM radio staple?
Saturday night at Pier Six Pavilion, before a near-sold-out house, the Wilson sisters — lead singer Ann with guitarist Nancy — and their...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Although they are on tour together as Steely Dan at the moment, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker have little reason to interact with the media.
The current theater shows are easy to sell out, the last album they had to promote was more than a decade ago,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Four decades after they first put on the makeup and the stacked heels, KISS is back out on the road and pulling into the Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach on Friday night.
Guitarist Paul Stanley and bass player Gene Simmons remain from the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:35 AM
No surprise: Gene Simmons ate up a lot of our interview time singing the praise of his biggest fan. Yep, Gene Simmons.
More surprising, Kiss' tongue-wagging, demon-faced co-founder also had nice or at least not entirely antagonistic things to say about...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:03 PM
An exhibit featuring an urn filled with the late DJ Alan Freed’s ashes was recently removed from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, just a week or so after Beyoncé’s wardrobe moved in.
The overlapping events birthed...